WAS - SFO
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|January||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 16% drop in price.|
|December||Most popular time to fly with an average 17% increase in price.|
Average price of a round-trip
|$398||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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When to book flights from Washington to San Francisco
Top tips for finding a cheap flight
- Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $227 or less.
- The cheapest flight from Washington to San Francisco was found 40 days before departure, on average.
- Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
- High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is January.
- Morning departure is around 2% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
- Direct flights from Washington to San Francisco are served by a number of airlines, including United and Alaska Airlines. Flights from Washington to San Francisco usually depart from Dulles International Airport and arrive at San Francisco International Airport.
- If you’re hungry before your flight from Dulles, there are plenty of food and beverage outlets to choose from. Enjoy a meal by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, grab a gourmet burger or a slice of pizza, or relax with a glass of wine before you embark.
- A diverse collection of local art, sculptures, and rotating exhibits are on display at Dulles International Airport. While waiting for flights to depart, travelers can also see the Daedalus 87 human-powered aircraft on display at the AeroTrain station in Concourse B and enjoy live entertainment and classical music performances throughout the terminals.
- If someone in your party is flying from Dulles for the first time and has special needs, the Wings for All program has been designed to ease the stress of flying for people with special needs. Families and guardians can take part in a simulation of the stages of traveling on a plane, from checking in and passing through security to boarding an aircraft. This program also helps to educate airport personnel to understand the needs of all passengers.
- At San Francisco Airport, friendly dogs wearing “Pet me!” vests can be found around the terminals with their handlers. The Wag Brigade program brings certified animal therapy dogs to spread cheer through the airport with their gentle dispositions and helps to ease the stress of traveling, especially for children.
- The Airport Butler at San Francisco is a multilingual concierge service that can be customized for all kinds of travelers including business passengers, senior citizens, and those traveling with children. Passengers are met at the gate and escorted through the airport. The Airport Butler also assists with luggage collection and can organize transfers and hotel bookings.
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